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  • The Amsterdam Club

    Legal swinger’s club has neighboring tenants in a furor

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — The Financial District now has its own wannabe version of the Playboy Mansion for mixing business and pleasure — but not everybody in the area is satisfied. A raucous swingers club has been discovered, operating out of the third floor of an office building on Cliff St., the New York Post reports. It shows no signs of slowing or quieting down. The Amsterdam Club offers sexy parties and special themed nights for couples and singles in the same […]

  • NYPD has a problem with chokeholds, discipline: report

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Police chokehold complaints are on the rise and the NYPD has disciplinary problems, according to a copy of a Civilian Complaint Review Board report, which was obtained and posted by the New York Post. The 120-plus-page document the Post uploaded to its site early Sunday notes 1,128 choking allegations and comes on the heels of the July death of Eric Garner, who died from a police officer’s apparent chokehold. NYPD’s Patrol Guide does not allow chokeholds, […]

  • Ray Rice

    ‘SNL’ latest show to lampoon NFL in light of recent controversies

    (PIX11) – “Saturday Night Live” premiered last night, and the show wasted no time putting the NFL in its satiric sights. “Obviously the NFL is under tremendous scrutiny right now, with a series of embarrassing scandals over the past few weeks,” cast member Beck Bennett said, dressed up as CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz. Bennett was referring to controversies surrounding the Washington Redskins, regarding the team’s name; the Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice, who came under fire after surveillance video […]

  • Police seeking public’s help identifying groper in the Bronx

    THE BRONX (PIX11) — Authorities are seeking the public’s help identifying a man wanted for a groping incident that happened last month in the Bronx. Around 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 28, the subject grabbed a 46-year-old woman’s buttocks while she was boarding a Westchester Bee bus at Boston Road and Dyre Avenue, police said. No injuries were reported. The subject, who can be seen on the bus’ grainy surveillance camera (pictured above), fled the scene immediately. Officers describe him as […]

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    Photos released of suspected gunman, vehicle from Harlem slaying

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – Authorities released photos Saturday of two subjects who are tied to the slaying of a 22-year-old man shot dead last month in Harlem. Around 2 a.m. on Aug. 12, Louis Perez, 22, was fatally shot in front of 501 W. 147th St., police said. Responding officers found Perez outside, with a gunshot wound to the head. Investigators are hoping the pictures (above) will generate tips from the public to help police identify and find the two […]

  • Man killed in hit-and-run near Union Square

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — A 33-year-old man was struck and killed by a car near Union Square early Sunday morning. The collision occurred on Fifth Avenue, between 16th and 15th streets, shortly after 3 a.m., police said. Authorities said the pedestrian was crossing Fifth Avenue, when a white two-door sedan, traveling southbound, crashed into him and then fled the scene. Responding officers noted the man sustained severe head trauma. He was transported to Bellevue Hospital, where he was pronounced dead […]

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